Being Isolated As A Group

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The question that everyone is asking is ‘How can isolation influence individuals or group decisions?’. Being isolated has done many things to individuals and groups of people. Being isolated means being apart from other people. Some people have things happen in their lives that cause them to feel isolated, it does not just come one day and leaves the next. Isolation as a group is different than being isolated individually in many ways. In the novel “The Wave,” the students were part of a movement that caused them to feel isolated and it affected their way of thinking and actions. Isolation influences individuals or group decisions by making them think or act a certain way. Isolation is being alone and away from everything. Some effects of …show more content…
Being Isolated as a group can cause you to lose friends/the people closest to you. Isolation as a group is called Social Isolation. People that have Social Isolation might still go out and talk to some people, but as stated before, they would get more distant from their friends and they would also have low energy or they would lack self confidence. In ‘The Wave’ almost the whole school was into the movement that was named ‘The Wave’. They would sometimes skip classes just to go to ‘The Wave’, but later on as the movement got more popular as some students took it way too far. They would hurt the people that would not want to join. The students who were not interested in The Wave would have to hide because they would be scared that something was going to happen to them since they were not in The Wave. The ones who were members in The Wave would only talk to people in The Wave, but they would only talk to other people that were not in just to convince them to be in their movement. This means that they were isolated because they would only be limited to talk to the people in The Wave unless they were going to convince other students to be in The Wave. As a result of social Isolation sometimes people can have low self confidence, they could lose friendships that they have had for years, they could spend a lot of time worrying, and finally they could possibly get a mental …show more content…
It can cause mental disorders. For example, social anxiety, depression, and sometimes maybe even addictions. Isolation can make someone lack confidence or lack motivation to do anything that they would normally do. When someone is Isolated they are away from everything and usually isolation is caused by an event that happened to him/her. Isolation in a group is like what is was like for the students in the novel “The Wave”. The students there were all part of the movement called “The Wave” and they were always together because “The Wave” was everywhere in the school and almost all of the students were in it. Later, they started to get more aggressive with some of the students and some of them were lacking self confidence because they didn’t get the red ‘X’. Isolation is something that will stay with someone for days or months. It will make you not want to go out or talk to your friends. It would hold someone hostage in their home because they could be overthinking everything and thinking about some of the things that could happen to them if they left where they were more comfortable at. Isolation is different for everyone, for some people it could be a relaxing and peaceful, but for others it could be a difficult experience. Lastly, yes isolation could be a good thing, but it could also be dangerous for a lot of

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